The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 476 382 365
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 99 183 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 114 159
Average daily rate
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£350 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1196.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £170.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
- +1196.72%
SQL Server Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 42 £450 - 18
Yorkshire +2 12 £306 +17.78% 3
South East -18 10 £336 -14.87% 8
East of England -30 10 £388 +109.45% 3
South West -34 8 £225 -
East Midlands -1 6 £300 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £250 -10.31% 3
North West -5 4 £260 -25.71% 1
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 215 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 132 (61.40%) SQL
3 120 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (49.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (42.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (39.07%) T-SQL
7 69 (32.09%) .NET
8 63 (29.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (26.51%) Finance
10 56 (26.05%) ETL
11 55 (25.58%) C#
12 54 (25.12%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (24.65%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
15 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET
16 30 (13.95%) Banking
17 29 (13.49%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
19 25 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
20 24 (11.16%) VB.NET
21 23 (10.70%) Migration
21 23 (10.70%) Marketing
22 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
23 21 (9.77%) OLAP
23 21 (9.77%) MDX
24 20 (9.30%) MVC
25 17 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
26 16 (7.44%) Investment Banking
27 14 (6.51%) XML
28 13 (6.05%) SAP

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
3 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.40%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (1.40%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) SAN
1 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 120 (55.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (49.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (42.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (29.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (24.65%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (13.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (9.77%) OLAP
10 12 (5.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.72%) Star Schema
13 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
13 7 (3.26%) QlikView
14 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (2.33%) DTS
15 4 (1.86%) MS Access
16 3 (1.40%) Data Mining
16 3 (1.40%) OLTP
16 3 (1.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.72%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.40%) WiX
4 3 (1.40%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) Firebug
6 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (26.51%) Finance
2 30 (13.95%) Banking
3 23 (10.70%) Marketing
4 16 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.58%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.58%) Electronics
5 12 (5.58%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.40%) Front Office
8 3 (1.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.09%) .NET
2 35 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 21 (9.77%) MDX
4 14 (6.51%) XML
5 13 (6.05%) Web Services
6 12 (5.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (4.65%) HTML
7 10 (4.65%) WCF
8 6 (2.79%) WPF
8 6 (2.79%) WinForms
9 5 (2.33%) CSS
9 5 (2.33%) jQuery
10 4 (1.86%) HTML5
10 4 (1.86%) LINQ
11 3 (1.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.40%) REST
12 2 (0.93%) RESTful
12 2 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.58%) DTV
2 10 (4.65%) NHS
3 8 (3.72%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.26%) Replication
4 7 (3.26%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.33%) Equities
6 4 (1.86%) Clustering
7 3 (1.40%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.05%) ETL
2 54 (25.12%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (10.70%) Migration
5 20 (9.30%) MVC
6 12 (5.58%) Programme Management
6 12 (5.58%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 10 (4.65%) TDD
7 10 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 8 (3.72%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.26%) Scrum
9 7 (3.26%) Data Modelling
10 6 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.79%) Integration Testing
10 6 (2.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (2.33%) Web Development
11 5 (2.33%) Fund Management
11 5 (2.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 132 (61.40%) SQL
2 84 (39.07%) T-SQL
3 55 (25.58%) C#
4 24 (11.16%) VB.NET
5 13 (6.05%) VBA
6 9 (4.19%) VB
7 7 (3.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.79%) C++
9 5 (2.33%) VC++
9 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.86%) Java
11 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.40%) XAML
11 3 (1.40%) VB6
12 2 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.47%) PHP
13 1 (0.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (4.65%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.40%) MCITP
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) MCTS
4 2 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Control-M
2 1 (0.47%) WMI
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.05%) SAP
3 12 (5.58%) Oracle
4 5 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.40%) SunGard
6 2 (0.93%) Informatica
6 2 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.47%) Nintex
7 1 (0.47%) Lotus
7 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Dundas
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.47%) Splunk
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos
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